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Mixture rate for Trimec and 2 - 4 - D?

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Does anyone know the rough estimate mixture rates for 2 4 D and Trimec? I use a pull behind 15 gallon sprayer. This will be for a big wide open lawn area about 3 acres. Thanks!

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8 ounces per gallon seems like alot. The broadleaf i use, when using a backpack sprayer for spot spraying, I use 1oz. herbicide/gallon of water.

I would suggest filling your sprayer up with water, drive around your lawn and spray the water out to get an idea of square footage that you can cover with a full tank.

After you figure out how many square feet you spray, check the label and add the amount needed.

Example...I cover 1 acre with my 24 gallon broadcast sprayer (43,560 ft2). The product I use says to apply at 1.1 to 1.6 oz/1000ft2, I apply at 1.1 oz/1000ft2 so I use 48 ounces of hebicide in my sprayer.

Hope this helps.

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The variables are huge depending on the tips and pressures you are running on your sprayer. Always follow the lable directions first of all. Most 2-4-D Products are 1.5- 2 oz per gallon. I spray 200 gallons with 2.5 gallons of material and get 7 acres of coverage. I run at 4.5 mph 15psi using tjet stainless steel tips. Your sprayer manual should be able to tell you the coverages and tip size your sprayer has. Then you need to factor in the mixture rates for the product you're using to calibrate your sprayer.

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Hotrod and Moose are dead on.

Just for another example, I use 56 oz of chemical in 12 gallons of water, but I cover 52k sq ft. Basically running at about 1 oz per 1000 sq ft by the time you count for overlap.

It's not how many gallons you're using, but how many sq ft you're covering with the gallons used.

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Wish I had a $ for every time I misspoke or looked at the wrong part of a chemical label over the past 27 years and that's part of my profession! That's about the same 2,4-D concentration I used in my old pull type squeeze pump sprayer which worked great on dandelions in the lawn. In the new sprayer on the 4 wheeler I run about 16 oz. - 32 oz per 15 gals. of water, depending on what I'm trying to kill. It runs 15 gal./acre at 5 mph with the nozzles I have in it now so it keeps the farmer math simple.

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